Manoela Romanó de Orte is a Postdoctoral Research Scientist in in the Caldeira Lab at the Carnegie Institution for Science's Department of Global Ecology. She is a marine scientist, studying the fate and the effects of pollutants in the coastal environment. Her research considers traditional pollutants, such as heavy metals, alongside emerging contaminant threats.
Leslie's first love was a horned toad that lived in her backyard in Albuquerque. It disappeared over winter, emerged in spring, and showed her that nature changes over time. Throughout childhood, she yearned to share that lizard's world with others.
Kate has worked for Carnegie Institute since July 2017. She provides administrative support to the Facilities Department for the Departments of Plant Biology and Global Ecology. Prior to her employment with Carnegie, Kate worked in the real estate industry for 7 years. She also has past experience working in high tech sales operations and non-profit administration and development.